The Pittsburgh Pirates lost another game last night, this time in New York against the Mets 6-3. The Pirates are now 2-12 since the All-Star break. The Pirates and Mets are back in action tonight, catch all the action starting at 6:45 P.M. with the pre-game show on 680 WISR, first pitch is schedule for 7:10 P.M. Tonight’s starters are Trevor Williams (3-3, 4.96 ERA) for the Pirates and Steven Matz (5-6, 4.75 ERA) for the Mets.
In hockey news, the Pittsburgh Penguins yesterday acquired John Marino, a defenseman from the Edmonton Oilers for the Penguins’ 2021 sixth round draft pick. Marino, played college hockey at Harvard last year.
In football, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in training camp getting ready for the upcoming season. The Steelers first pre-season game is Friday August 9, against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Catch the pre-season game starting at 5:30 P.M. with the pre-game show on 680 WISR, kick-off from the game is 7:30 P.M. Tampa Bay has a new head coach Bruce Ariens, he was the Steelers old offensive coordinator during their recent Super Bowl runs.
NASCAR is in Eastern Pennsylvania this weekend to race at Pocono Raceway. Hear the Monster Energy Series Cup race beginning at 2 P.M. on 1050 AM WBUT and at wbut.com. Kyle Busch is the defending race winner and has won three of the past four races at Pocono.